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Gaughan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gaoithin (see Gahan).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Gaughran, Gargan, Faughnan, Gahan, Gavaghan, Haughn, Drugan, Granahan

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Gaughan Family Origin

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Gaughan Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Servant

    22%
  • House Keeper

    11%

In 1881, the most common Gaughan occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Gaughan's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gaughan family was House Keeper. Farmer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gaughan.

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Gaughan Historical Records

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Gaughan Life Expectancy

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